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Science Fiction: A Historical Anthology (Galaxy Books)

An invaluable contribution to the serious study of science fiction as well as a highly entertaining collection, Science Fiction contains 27 chronologically-arranged stories and excerpts, ranging from such early classic works as Swift’s Gulliver’s Travels and Shelley’s Frankenstein to recent stories such as Harlan Ellison’s “I Have No Mouth and I Must Scream” and Ursula [More]

The Best Science Fiction and Fantasy of the Year, Vol. 3

The depth and breadth of what science fiction and fantasy fiction is changes with every passing year. The two dozen stories chosen for this book by award-winning anthologist Jonathan Strahan carefully maps this evolution, giving readers a captivating and always-entertaining look at the very best the genre has to offer.Jonathan Strahan has edited more than [More]

7: The Best Science Fiction and Fantasy of the Year Volume Seven

In print and on-line, science fiction and fantasy is thriving as never before. A multitude of astonishingly creative and gifted writers are boldly exploring the mythic past, the paranormal present, and the promises and perils of myriad alternate worlds and futures. There are almost too many new and intriguing stories published every year for any [More]

The Year’s Best Science Fiction & Fantasy 2015 Edition (Year’s Best Science Fiction and Fantasy)

This seventh volume of the year’s best science fiction and fantasy features over thirty stories by some of the genre’s greatest authors, including Elizabeth Bear, Paul Cornell, Cory Doctorow, James Patrick Kelly, Yoon Ha Lee, Kelly Link, Ken Liu, Sandra MacDonald, K.J.Parker, Robert Reed, Peter Watts, and many others. Selecting the best fiction from Asimov’s, [More]

11: The Best Science Fiction and Fantasy of the Year: Volume Eleven (Best SF & Fantasy of the Year)

The 11th volume in this much lauded series with incisive and genre-defining stories chosen my multi-award winning editor Jonathan Strahan.The internationally-acclaimed ‘Best Science Fiction and Fantasy of the Year’ series moves into its second decade with the very best science fiction and fantasy from around the world. Hard science fiction, space opera, epic fantasy, dystopia, [More]

2: The Best Science Fiction of the Year: Volume Two

The second volume of a new best-of-the-year science fiction short story anthology edited by Hugo Award-winning editor Neil Clarke. First contact with a mysterious race of aliens reveals an unusual request; a family’s pet dog comes to grips with the newly bestowed gift of human-like intelligence; a poet, in danger and alone on a distant [More]

Science Fiction (The New Critical Idiom)

Science Fiction is a fascinating and comprehensive introduction to one of the most popular areas of modern culture. This second edition reflects how the field is rapidly changing in both its practice and its critical reception. With an entirely new conclusion and all other chapters fully reworked and updated, this volume includes: a concise history [More]

The Stone Man – A Science Fiction Horror Novel

THE #1 AMAZON BESTSELLER! “THE STONE MAN is a novel that intrigues, enthralls, horrifies, thrills, and hits the reader with an emotional resonance as only the best stories can.”– Ain’t It Cool News Nobody knew where it came from. Nobody knew why it came. When an eight feet tall man made of stone appears in [More]

The Year’s Best Science Fiction: Ninth Annual Collection

In The Year’s Best Science Fiction: Ninth Annual Collection, Gardner Dozois produces another volume in the series that Locus calls ‘the field’s real anthology-of-record.’ With a unique combination of foresight and perspective, Dozois continues to collect outstanding work by newcomers and established authors alike, reflecting the present state of the genre while suggesting its future [More]

The Year’s Best Science Fiction: Thirty-Third Annual Collection

In the new millennium, what secrets lay beyond the far reaches of the universe? What mysteries belie the truths we once held to be self evident? The world of science fiction has long been a porthole into the realities of tomorrow, blurring the line between life and art. Now, in The Year’s Best Science Fiction: [More]

The Year’s Best Science Fiction: Thirty-Fourth Annual Collection

In the new millennium, what secrets lay beyond the far reaches of the universe? What mysteries belie the truths we once held to be self evident? The world of science fiction has long been a porthole into the realities of tomorrow, blurring the line between life and art. Now, in The Year’s Best Science Fiction: [More]

The Best American Science Fiction and Fantasy 2017 (The Best American Series ®)

“This volume showcases the nuanced, playful, ever-expanding definitions of the genre and celebrates its current renaissance.” —Washington Post Science fiction and fantasy can encompass so much, from far-future deep-space sagas to quiet contemporary tales to unreal kingdoms and beasts. But what the best of these stories do is the same across the genres—they illuminate the [More]

Science (LEGO Nonfiction): A LEGO Adventure in the Real World

Did you know that the blue whale could blow up 1,250 balloons in a single breath? Or that the Earth’s core is as hot as the surface of the sun?Including information about almost every scientific topic in the universe, readers will find out everything they ever wanted to know about fascinating animals, electricity, energy, weather, [More]

Nebula Awards Showcase 2017

The Nebula Awards Showcase volumes have been published annually since 1966, reprinting the winning and nominated stories of the Nebula Awards, voted on by the members of the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America (SFWA). This year’s editor, selected by SFWA’s anthology Committee (chaired by Mike Resnick), is Canadian science fiction and fantasy writer [More]

The End of the World Running Club

The #1 International Bestseller!A Science Fiction & Fantasy Book to Keep on Your Radar by io9 and Gizmodo A powerful post-apocalyptic thriller, perfect for fans of The Martian. When the sky begins to fall, one man finds himself separated from his family, his best hope is to run―or risk losing what he loves forever. When [More]

Age of Myth: Book One of The Legends of the First Empire

One of fantasy’s finest next-generation storytellers continues to break new ground. Michael J. Sullivan’s trailblazing career began with the breakout success of his Riyria series: full-bodied, spellbinding fantasy adventures whose imaginative scope and sympathetic characters won a devoted readership and comparisons to fantasy masters Brandon Sanderson, Scott Lynch, and J.R.R. Tolkien himself. Now Age of [More]

Battlefield Earth: Post-Apocalyptic Sci-Fi and New York Times Bestseller

If you liked Dune, Atlantis Gene and Star Wars—you will love the book Battlefield Earth! In the year A.D. 3000, Earth is a barren wasteland, plundered of its natural resources by alien conquerors known as Psychlos. Fewer than thirty-five thousand humans survive in a handful of communities scattered across the face of a post-apocalyptic Earth. [More]

The Dark Tower II: The Drawing of the Three

Now a major motion picture starring Matthew McConaughey and Idris Elba The second volume in Stephen King’s #1 bestselling Dark Tower Series, The Drawing of the Three is an “epic in the making” (Kirkus Reviews) about a savage struggle against underworld evil and otherworldly enemies.“Stephen King is a master at creating living, breathing, believable characters,” [More]

The Eye of Minds (The Mortality Doctrine, Book One)

From James Dashner, author of the #1 New York Times bestselling Maze Runner series, comes the first book in the bestselling Mortality Doctrine series, an edge-of-your-seat cyber-adventure trilogy that includes The Rule of Thoughts and The Game of Lives.  Includes a sneak peek of The Fever Code, the highly anticipated conclusion to the Maze Runner series—the novel that finally reveals [More]

The Man of Legends

“Johnson takes a big gamble by telling such a complex tale invoking every genre imaginable while juggling distinct and deep characterizations. The bet pays off, resulting in a story that will be popular with book clubs and fun to discuss.” —Associated Press New York City, New Year’s weekend, 2001. Jillian Guthrie, a troubled young journalist, [More]

A Discovery of Witches (All Souls Trilogy)

Book one of the New York Times–bestselling All Souls trilogy—”a wonderfully imaginative grown-up fantasy with all the magic of Harry Potter and Twilight” (People) Deborah Harkness’s sparkling debut, A Discovery of Witches, has brought her into the spotlight and galvanized fans around the world. In this tale of passion and obsession, Diana Bishop, a young [More]